Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: April 2008
Duration: 22 hours 35 minutes
Claiming God commanded her togruesomely murder her three small children, a radical political-scienceprofessor with a high-profile politician husband pleads insanity, leaving NewYork District Attorney Roger "Butch" Karp the arduous-and incredibly unpopular-taskof proving that she's not. Meanwhile, an American-born jihadist detonates asuicide bomb inside a Manhattan synagogue. A harrowing question links theviolent crimes: Is there any defense for a killer who believes that committingmurder is God's will?
As Karp, his wife Marlene, theirdaughter Lucy, and a cast of eccentric accomplices begin a deadly manhunt, theyuncover an intricate terrorist plot to paralyze New York's emergency responsesystem and cripple the economy. They must find an assassin known only as "TheSheik" before he orchestrates a bloody massacre that could devastate thecountry forever.